The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 42 42 44
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing OO 29 34 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.24% 3.88% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.18% 5.32% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 3
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£325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £328 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
694 639 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 77.54% 72.86% 72.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 364 233
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £255 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 12
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -19.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OO across the Milton Keynes region.

OO Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

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Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Milton Keynes region.

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing OO also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OO.

1 37 (63.79%) C#
2 35 (60.34%) JavaScript
2 35 (60.34%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (55.17%) .NET
4 30 (51.72%) MVC
5 25 (43.10%) Scrum
6 24 (41.38%) HTML
6 24 (41.38%) jQuery
7 23 (39.66%) WCF
7 23 (39.66%) CSS
7 23 (39.66%) TDD
8 20 (34.48%) Web Services
9 17 (29.31%) ASP.NET
9 17 (29.31%) OOD
10 16 (27.59%) Java
10 16 (27.59%) SQL
10 16 (27.59%) Unit Testing
10 16 (27.59%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (24.14%) SOA
11 14 (24.14%) Finance
12 13 (22.41%) Oracle
12 13 (22.41%) SQL Server
13 12 (20.69%) Visual Studio
13 12 (20.69%) NUnit
13 12 (20.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 11 (18.97%) Open Source
14 11 (18.97%) Spring
14 11 (18.97%) Automated Testing
14 11 (18.97%) Ajax
14 11 (18.97%) JSON

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing OO also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (18.97%) CMS
2 10 (17.24%) SharePoint
2 10 (17.24%) Kentico
3 7 (12.07%) WebLogic
4 6 (10.34%) WebSphere
5 4 (6.90%) IIS
5 4 (6.90%) Confluence
6 3 (5.17%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (5.17%) JBoss
7 2 (3.45%) Apache
7 2 (3.45%) Drupal
8 1 (1.72%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.72%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.62%) HTTP
3 4 (6.90%) Internet
3 4 (6.90%) AMQP
4 2 (3.45%) Skype
5 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) Hadoop
2 4 (6.90%) MongoDB
2 4 (6.90%) NoSQL
2 4 (6.90%) Big Data
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.45%) MySQL
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.72%) SQLite
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (20.69%) Visual Studio
1 12 (20.69%) NUnit
2 10 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (12.07%) Subversion
3 7 (12.07%) Eclipse
3 7 (12.07%) Ant
3 7 (12.07%) JUnit
4 4 (6.90%) JIRA
4 4 (6.90%) TeamCity
4 4 (6.90%) Mercurial
4 4 (6.90%) Cucumber
4 4 (6.90%) Gradle
5 3 (5.17%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (5.17%) Maven
6 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.72%) GCC
6 1 (1.72%) SCons
6 1 (1.72%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.72%) Moq
6 1 (1.72%) Mocha
General
1 14 (24.14%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.17%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Automotive
4 1 (1.72%) Electronics
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (87.93%) Developer
2 17 (29.31%) .NET Developer
3 14 (24.14%) Web Developer
4 11 (18.97%) Java Developer
5 6 (10.34%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Front-End Web Developer
6 4 (6.90%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.17%) .NET Web Developer
7 3 (5.17%) C# Web Developer
8 2 (3.45%) PHP Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Senior J2EE Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.45%) C++ Developer
8 2 (3.45%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (55.17%) .NET
2 24 (41.38%) HTML
2 24 (41.38%) jQuery
3 23 (39.66%) WCF
3 23 (39.66%) CSS
4 20 (34.48%) Web Services
5 17 (29.31%) ASP.NET
6 16 (27.59%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (20.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 11 (18.97%) JSP
8 11 (18.97%) JSON
8 11 (18.97%) Spring
8 11 (18.97%) Ajax
8 11 (18.97%) .NET Framework
9 10 (17.24%) KnockoutJS
10 9 (15.52%) JMS
10 9 (15.52%) Dojo
10 9 (15.52%) XML
10 9 (15.52%) J2EE
11 8 (13.79%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Open Source
2 7 (12.07%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.17%) N-Tier
4 3 (5.17%) EPoS
5 2 (3.45%) User Experience
6 1 (1.72%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.72%) DTV
6 1 (1.72%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.72%) New Media
6 1 (1.72%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.24%) Linux
2 5 (8.62%) Windows
3 4 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.17%) Android
5 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (60.34%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (51.72%) MVC
3 25 (43.10%) Scrum
4 23 (39.66%) TDD
5 17 (29.31%) OOD
6 16 (27.59%) Unit Testing
7 14 (24.14%) SOA
8 11 (18.97%) Automated Testing
9 10 (17.24%) Software Engineering
9 10 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (13.79%) Web Development
11 6 (10.34%) Time Management
12 5 (8.62%) OOA/OOD
13 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce
13 4 (6.90%) Configuration Management
13 4 (6.90%) Content Management
13 4 (6.90%) OOP
13 4 (6.90%) Domain-Driven Design
13 4 (6.90%) Test Scripting
13 4 (6.90%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 37 (63.79%) C#
2 35 (60.34%) JavaScript
3 16 (27.59%) Java
3 16 (27.59%) SQL
4 8 (13.79%) C++
5 7 (12.07%) T-SQL
5 7 (12.07%) PHP
6 2 (3.45%) PHP5
6 2 (3.45%) C
7 1 (1.72%) Python
7 1 (1.72%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) Degree
1 7 (12.07%) DV Cleared
1 7 (12.07%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) HL7
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) Puppet
1 4 (6.90%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 13 (22.41%) Oracle
2 4 (6.90%) Red Hat
2 4 (6.90%) Atlassian
3 3 (5.17%) PayPal
3 3 (5.17%) Google
3 3 (5.17%) Coremetrics
3 3 (5.17%) SAP
4 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.72%) Adobe
5 1 (1.72%) Remedy